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Archive for June 4th, 2012

Do you and your colleagues do good work? Of course you do. But why is that? You care for your residents. Check. You care about professionalism. Check. Maybe you just don’t know any other way. Check.

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Long-term care operators are increasing their commitment to gathering, storing, accessing and analyzing data. But many firms fail to harness that data in ways that lead to good business decisions, according to a new Corporate Executive Board report.

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Prior to adopting McKesson’s Mobile Manager, Bob Lassen, the clinical director of pharmacies for Five Star SeniorLiving, says he and other pharmacists at the company never really knew what to expect from their medication suppliers.

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Implementing an effective quality measurement system is paramount in improving care and lowering costs in the dual eligible population, according to a new stakeholder report.

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Medicare’s competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment was not built to last, new research asserts.

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National healthcare costs could jump 7.5% in 2013, which is a faster pace than rates of inflation and the gross domestic product, a new report finds.

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